Search Howard County, MD Inmate Records

Howard County, MD jails hold prisoners after an arrest or people who have been transferred to the county from a detention center. Howard County holds 4 jails with a total of 209,404 inmates. These correctional facilities have private cells for extremely violent criminals or controversial suspects. Howard County jails are subject to health and medical restrictions and have to provide medical care to all its inmates.

Howard County Quick Facts

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Howard County Population Total
95,086 / 20 / 19
Female Population, Rate & Count
91,096 / 245 / 223
Male Population, Rate & Count
$109,865
Median Income
2,432.0
Arrest Rate
109.8
Local Jail Rate
231
Local Jail Count (the average # of people in jail for one day)
283
Population Total Confined
71
Pretrial Rate
1,396
Admit Rate
2,936
Admit Count
209,404
Yearly Prisoner Count

County Crimes by Type

The Timeline of the County Crime Trends

20052006200720082009201020112012201320142015
Violent Crime Total20002000000
Murder And Nonnegligent Manslaughter00000000000
Revised Rape00000000000
Legacy Rape00000000000
Robbery00000000000
Aggravated Assault20002000000
Property Crime Total00000010000
Burglary00000010000
Larceny Theft00000000000
Motor Vehicle Theft00000000000
Arson00000000000

Howard County Jail Demographics

The county has 312,711 people confined with a jail population density of 839 prisoners per jail. When breaking down the population by gender, females are a majority compared to male prisoners, being 107,371 women and 102,033 men.

A Timeline of Yearly Data Pop Total from 2005-2015

Year Total Population
2005 268,590
2006 271,793
2007 275,196
2008 278,405
2009 283,061
2010 288,605
2011 293,839
2012 299,685
2013 304,934
2014 309,284
2015 312,711

A Timeline of Yearly Female/Male Incarceration for the Years 2005-2015

Year Male Population Female Population
2005 91,096 95,086
2006 92,323 96,222
2007 93,549 97,221
2008 94,338 97,906
2009 95,494 99,671
2010 97,345 101,374
2011 99,338 102,936
2012 100,996 104,340
2013 102,023 105,666
2014 102,896 106,715
2015 102,033 107,371

A Timeline of Howard County Incarceration by Gender

Year Male Rate Female Rate
2005 245 20
2006 250 21
2007 256 22
2008 263 22
2009 268 23
2010 271 24
2011 274 24
2012 278 25
2013 283 26
2014 251 32
2015 223 38

Howard County Prison Records by Race & Ethnicity

37.58%
White
12.88%
Black
4.30%
Latino
0.16%
Asian

County Jail Statistics

The county has an arrest rate of 2,432 and a local jail rate of 110 inmates per year and a pretrial rate of 71 pre trials per 100,000 residents aged from 15 to 64. The jail admit rate for the area equals 1,396, which is lower compared to the statistics of 2005 - 2,465 incarcerations a year.

Local Jail, Pretrial and Admit Rates

1,396
Admit Rate
110
Local Jail Rate
71
Pretrial Rate

The average jail count for Howard is 231 incarcerations in a day. The numbers have increased during the last 10 years, when there were on average 220 imprisonments a day.

Howard County Incarceration Rates

Year Jail Rate
2005 118
2006 121
2007 125
2008 128
2009 131
2010 133
2011 135
2012 138
2013 141
2014 125
2015 110

Pretrial vs. Admit Rates Timeline

Year Admit Rate Pretrial Rate
2005 2,465 78
2006 2,372 82
2007 2,284 86
2008 2,206 90
2009 2,114 94
2010 2,018 97
2011 1,925 99
2012 1,840 103
2013 1,763 106
2014 1,574 88
2015 1,396 71

The Average Number of Incarcerations per Day

Year Jail Count
2005 220
2006 229
2007 238
2008 247
2009 256
2010 265
2011 274
2012 283
2013 292
2014 262
2015 231